WLUK – Green Bay – home to the "Frozen Tundra" and the "Summer Heat" has an opening for an Evening Weekend Meteorologist.
WLUK Green Bay has a rare opening in our award winning Weather department. Our Meteorologists are Forecasters and Professionals who know they have a life saving responsibility to our viewers. Wisconsin weather brings challenges every season: blizzards, tornadoes, summer storms and early winter ice. Our viewers are serious about their forecasts, and our weather segments offer more than the high and low temperatures. Our team of four meteorologists create unique content for social media, digital channels and broadcast segments. We are looking for creative professionals who can "show and tell" the Weather Story.
The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include…
- Forecasting, Producing and Presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers
- Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
- Utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
- Make public appearances on behalf of the station
- Pitch creative content ideas that focus on Wisconsin unique weather issues
- Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
- Ability to tell memorable and meaningful stories, we value visual and compelling storytelling
- Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
- In Depth Knowledge of forecasting
- Sharp news judgement and exceptional writing skills
- Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
- Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
- Previous on-air experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred
While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
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